University of Canterbury, Ph.D. studium

The GeoKEA research group ( in the University of Canterbury department of geography is offering a fully-funded full-time 3 year PhD scholarship in the area of geographic data science. Particular topics of interest in our group include analytics on unstructured geospatial data (such as text and images), geographic information retrieval and exploratory search user interfaces (see e.g.,, artificial intelligence and deep learning for geographic knowledge discovery, spatial-temporal digital humanities, and cognitive modelling and geosemantics. As part of the position you will have the opportunity to utilize high-performance computing systems and work with big data. For more information and application instructions please follow this link: